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Letter Pro-Diplomacy Organizations Call for Vote On Udall Amendment To Prevent An Unauthorized War With Iran 

Americans for Peace Now, Arms Control Association, Council for a Livable World, Foreign Policy for America, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Indivisible, J Street, MoveOn, NIAC Action, Ploughshares Fund, VoteVets and Win Without War issued the following statement:

Press Release Senate Rebuffs President’s “End-Run” on Saudi Arms Sales 

Washington, DC - The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) hails today’s Senate vote to reject the $8 billion arms sale package to Saudi Arabia and other countries that the Trump administration sought to push through without congressional oversight and approval. By a vote of 53 to 45, the Senate disapproved the sale of bombs of the type that have been used in Saudi attacks against Yemeni civilians.

Action Alert Tell Congress: No War With Iran!  

Each day, it seems, the United States moves closer to war with Iran.

Update FCNL’s Vote Recommendations on FY 2020 Funding Measure 

(Updated June 19, 2019)

This week the U.S. House of Representatives is moving a $1 trillion spending package to fund key federal departments and agencies. In the process of debating and voting on the measure, Members of Congress will be considering multiple amendments.

Letter 62 Organizations Urge Congress to Prevent War with Iran 

FCNL signed a letter with 61 partner organizations asking Congress to stop the march to war with Iran.

Support FCNL Threatening War with Iran 

Can you help support our work to prevent war with Iran by donating today? Your gift before June 30 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $145,000.

With warships on their way to the Persian Gulf and the White House reviewing plans to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East, the United States is setting up the possibility of war with Iran.

FCNL in the News An “Emergency” Arms Deal: Will Congress Acquiesce in Another Blow to Its Authority? 

When it comes to the war in Yemen, Congress has made its feelings known: It wants to end any U.S. participation, as well as block the sales of weapons to the countries carrying it out.

Letter 45 Groups Urge Congress to End U.S. Support for War in Yemen 

On June 3, FCNL joined 45 advocacy groups in sending a letter to Congress calling for an end to U.S. participation in the Saudi-UAE coalition's war in Yemen. during consideration of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and Defense Appropriations bills.

Action Alert Every Child Needs Love and Care 

If you don’t like how migrant children are being treated at the hands of U.S. border authorities, then you certainly won’t like how Palestinian children are being treated at the hands of the Israeli military.

Update Yemen Veto-Override Fails in Senate: 5 Reasons We’re Still Hopeful 

Today the Senate came up 14 votes short of the 67 needed to override the president’s veto of S.J.Res. 7, a bill to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

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